Fire in a bus carrying religious people, one dead and 12 wounded

Fire in a bus carrying religious people, one dead and 12 wounded

Tirana, 27 May 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency

A bus carrying representative of the Christian community, travelling from Vlora to Kruja has been engulfed by flames, leading to fatal consequences.

This happened in front of the health clinic in Kruja, when the bus coming from Vlora was suddenly engulfed by flames.

The flames were immediately spread inside the bus.

The head of public relations at the Police of Durres, Elona Muca told IBNA that a woman lost her life during this incident and 12 other people have received burns of varying degrees. They were immediately taken to the hospital of Durres.

Five of the wounded are said to be in a critical state and were rushed to Tirana.

The cause of the fire is suspected to be an electrical spark in the posterior side of the engine. Police of Durres has launched an inquiry on this. /balkaneu.com/

Photo: Images from the scene